Python threading (was: Re: global interpreter lock not working as it should)
Martin v. Loewis
martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Aug 4 22:15:03 CEST 2002
a-steinhoff at web.de (Armin Steinhoff) writes:
> Hmm ... but why should the scheduler suspend a running thread if its
> timeslice isn't exhausted??
Because there is a higher-priority thread waiting for the
lock. Atleast, this might happen on systems that adjust priorities the
longer a thread is blocked/running.
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